Apartment prices rising faster than rents in Saigon

The selling price of apartments in HCMC increased 11.8 percent on average in Q3, while rents rose 5.4 percent. 

Japanese firms to build Vietnam’s weather satellite

Vietnam will partner with Japanese conglomerate Sumitomo and tech firm NEC to build a satellite to forecast weather and survey damage caused by disasters.

Lazada, Tiki locked in delivery speed race

Giants Lazada and Tiki are racing to reduce their delivery times as competition heats up in Vietnam’s e-commerce market.
October 19, 2019 | 05:00 pm GMT+7

Textile sector stuck at bottom of value chain

The textile industry, Vietnam's key exporter, faces hurdles to further development since it is stuck in the low-value segment of the supply chain.
October 19, 2019 | 12:48 pm GMT+7

Vietnam considers more pork imports as prices surge

The government has asked the agriculture ministry to look into increasing pork imports as supply plunges and prices reach 3-year high.
October 17, 2019 | 03:04 pm GMT+7

Jan-Sep rice exports plummet

Vietnam’s rice exports value fell 9.8 percent year-on-year to $2.24 billion in the first 9 months as demand from China and other major markets dwindled.
October 16, 2019 | 11:27 am GMT+7

Motorcycle market continues to shrink

Vietnam's motorbike sales fell the third straight quarter by 3.8 percent to 831,500 units in Q3.
October 14, 2019 | 10:50 am GMT+7

Laos, Cambodia imports can threaten Vietnam auto industry

Even weaker economies with less developed industries can threaten Vietnam's auto industry due to its low localization rate, the Trade Ministry said.
October 11, 2019 | 05:48 pm GMT+7

Vietnam fintech sector in the fast lane

The number of financial technology companies in Vietnam has grown from around 40 in 2016 to 154, focusing on payment, peer-to-peer lending and crowdfunding, a survey has found.
October 08, 2019 | 03:32 pm GMT+7

Vietnam Airlines, affiliates hold over half of local aviation market

​Vietnam Airlines, and its affiliates Jetstar Pacific and VASCO have accounted for 52.2 percent of domestic flights.
October 07, 2019 | 02:09 pm GMT+7

Resort real estate plunges

Supply and consumption of condotels and resort villas fell by double digits in Q3 as the ‘ghost month’ held investors back.
October 07, 2019 | 08:57 am GMT+7

Vietnam levies anti-dumping tax on Chinese aluminium

Vietnam will impose anti-dumping duties of 2.49 - 35.58 percent on aluminium products imported from China for five years, starting Thursday.
October 04, 2019 | 09:00 pm GMT+7

Vietnam coffee chains take their fight to the streets

Major coffee brands like Highlands, Vinacafe and Passio are trying to win over new customers with street carts in places with heavy traffic.
October 04, 2019 | 07:46 pm GMT+7

SMEs still cramped by insufficient credit: survey

A survey reaffirms that 62 percent of small and medium enterprises in Vietnam struggle to access capital to build factories and install equipment.
October 04, 2019 | 05:07 pm GMT+7

Saigon housing prices go up and up

Average prices for apartment and terraced house segments in HCMC saw double digit growth in the third quarter.
October 04, 2019 | 02:30 pm GMT+7
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